What do you do with your leftovers?
The single egg, the extra bit of cheese, the last slices of ever so slightly stale bread?
Leave to languish in the fridge? A cobbled-together midweek meal? Bin?
If you’re debating cooking up an omelette or sliding some cheese and toast under the grill - stay your hand! Just look at these delicious dishes you can create using just your leftovers.
Fruity Bread & Butter Pudding
Loaf heading for the bin? Turn those stale slices into a fruity bread and butter pudding with just a handful of extra ingredients.
Make a meal out of surplus spuds: forgo the tomato sauce and layer your pizza with thin potato slices for an Italian-inspired pizza blanco.
Cook up an authentic Spanish paella with leftover chicken thighs and drumsticks; just add rice and frozen veg.
Use excess eggs to whip up a pavlova – plus, you can use any spare fruit for the topping.
A once creamy block of cheese looking a little rough around the edges? Don’t write it off just yet - there’s a delicious brie bruschetta in the making.
Have you got a great leftover idea? Tell us in the comment box below.